Inside Tornadoes
JUNE 2005
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Multimedia: Inside a Tornado
Multimedia: Storm Chaser

View up-close footage of an F4 tornado.
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It's a technological first. A well-placed probe fitted with 7 video cameras—6 with a 60-degree field-of-view designed to achieve a full 360-degree field-of-view (one failed during deployment, resulting in a 300-degree field-of-view) and one pointing upward—captures footage inside a tornado, providing visual data on ground wind speeds where the storm does the greatest damage. And Tim Samaras with his team of storm chasers are there to make it happen.

Listen to Tim Samaras talk about the thrill of the chase and catching a tornado.